PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 92 (RE-2010)/2009-2014 dated 1.2.2012
Subject:  Fixation of Standard Input Output Norms (SION) of Food Products (Product    Code: E)   in the Handbook of Procedures V.2 (2009-14)

In exercise of the powers conferred under Para 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14, the  Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the addition of two new entries at Serial Numbers E-129 and E-129 A in the Handbook of Procedures V.2 (2009-14) as detailed below:



Export item



Import item



Instant Fruit Juice Powder/  Crystals (with Sugar)

1 kg.


Relevant Sugar

550 gms


Relevant Food Additives


(i)     Acidulant

80 gms

(ii)    Acidity Regulator

30 gms

(iii)  Emulsifiers / Stablizing Agent

30 gms

(iv)  Anticaking Agent  

30 gms

(v)   Preservative

03 gms


(vi)  Nutrients/Vitamins/ Minerals

0.4 gm


Relevant concentrates/juice/pulp puree

250 gms



Relevant Natural & Nature identicalFlavour / Artificial Flavour  /Oleoresin / Essential Oil / Spices / FlavourImprover / Flavour Fixing Agent

10 gms


Permitted Food Colours


05 gms


Packing Material

As per packing policy


Instant Fruit Juice Powder/  Crystals

 (Sugar free)

1 kg.


(a)  Saccharin Sodium


04 gms



(b)  Aspertame


10 gms



(c)  Acesulfame Potassium

11 gms

2 to 6

Same as at Sr. No. 2 to 6 of above Norm at E-129 (please also see Note 2 below in respect of input item 2)




*Note:-1  Import of artificial sweetening agents viz. Lactose/ Mannitol, as substitute inputs is not allowed against Item No. 1, as is also spelt out in Policy Circular No.13 dated 31.01.2011.


   **Note 2.  Cumulative quantity of relevant food additives should be limited to 100 gms/kg in addition to individual quantity limit.                

3. Effect of the Public Notice:

This notifies the SION for export product Instant Fruit Juice Powder /Crystals (both with sugar and sugar free).  These are two new entries.

Anup K. Pujari

Director General of Foreign Trade


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